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Seasons:
1 | 3 | 5
Release Date:
8 September 1973 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The greatest of the DC Comics superheroes work together to uphold the good with the help of some young proteges. Full summary »
User Reviews:
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Cast

 (Series Cast [9])
Sherry Alberoni ... Wendy / ... (16 episodes, 1973)

Norman Alden ... Aquaman / ... (16 episodes, 1973)
Danny Dark ... Superman / ... (16 episodes, 1973)

Shannon Farnon ... Wonder Woman / ... (16 episodes, 1973)

Casey Kasem ... Robin / ... (16 episodes, 1973)

Ted Knight ... Narrator / ... (16 episodes, 1973)
Olan Soule ... Batman / ... (16 episodes, 1973)

Frank Welker ... Marvin / ... (16 episodes, 1973)
John Stephenson ... Alien / ... (13 episodes, 1973)
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Series Directed by
Charles A. Nichols (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Writing credits
Fred Freiberger (16 episodes, 1973)
Willie Gilbert (16 episodes, 1973)
Bernie Kahn (16 episodes, 1973)
Dick Robbins (16 episodes, 1973)
Ken Rotcop (16 episodes, 1973)
Henry Sharp (16 episodes, 1973)
Arthur Weiss (16 episodes, 1973)
Marshall Williams (16 episodes, 1973)

Jack Cole (unknown episodes)
Gardner Fox (unknown episodes)
Mort Weisinger (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... executive producer (16 episodes, 1973)
William Hanna .... executive producer (16 episodes, 1973)
Lewis Marshall .... associate producer (16 episodes, 1973)
Iwao Takamoto .... creative producer / producer (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Original Music by
Hoyt Curtin (unknown episodes)
Will Schaefer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Joed Eaton .... post-production supervisor (16 episodes, 1973)

Victor O. Schipek .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Bernard Atkins .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
Chuck Couch .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
George Dane .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
Clark Haas .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
George Singer .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
Irv Spector .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
Howard Swift .... story director (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Sound Department
Sam Gemette .... sound effects editor (16 episodes, 1973)
Bill Getty .... sound director (16 episodes, 1973)
Terry Moore .... sound effects editor (16 episodes, 1973)
Richard Olson .... sound director (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Dugonics .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1973)
Wayne Smith .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Animation Department
Jerry Eisenberg .... character designer (16 episodes, 1973)
Al Gmuer .... background stylist (16 episodes, 1973)
Fernando Montealegre .... background stylist (16 episodes, 1973)
Alex Toth .... character designer / animation supervisor (16 episodes, 1973)
Rudy Zamora .... animation supervisor (11 episodes, 1973)
Jim Davis .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Dick Dunn .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Cam Ford .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Peter Gardiner .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Sue Gilcrist .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Gerry Grabner .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Richard Jones .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Cynthia Leech .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Graham Liney .... background artist (5 episodes, 1973)
Ray Nowland .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Vivien Ray .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Joe Shearer .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Robbert Smit .... layout artist (5 episodes, 1973)
Stan Walker .... animator (5 episodes, 1973)
Monty Wedd .... layout artist (5 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Editorial Department
Larry C. Cowan .... supervising film editor (16 episodes, 1973)
William E. DeBoer .... negative consultant (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Music Department
Richard C. Allen .... music editor (16 episodes, 1973)
Hoyt Curtin .... musical director (16 episodes, 1973)
Paul DeKorte .... music supervisor (16 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Other crew
E. Nelson Bridwell .... consultant (16 episodes, 1973)
Wally Burr .... dialogue director (16 episodes, 1973)
Carmine Infantino .... consultant (16 episodes, 1973)
Iraj Paran .... titles (16 episodes, 1973)
Julius Schwartz .... consultant (16 episodes, 1973)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (16 episodes) | Argentina:60 min
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Trivia:
D.C. Comics actually released a SuperFriends comic book in 1976.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Narrator:Meanwhile, at the Hall of Justice...
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Kind of a corny start, 15 January 2003
Author: (comic207@aol.com) from Manchester, NH

OK, it was a kids show. I accept that. That's why they didn't want to scare kids with bloodthirsty villains like Lex Luthor and the Joker and instead used well-intentioned mad scientists so that kids could learn about right and wrong. ;-)

I only remember a few scenes from the first season before they were rerun years later. First introduced to Wonder Woman and Aquaman. During reruns, I saw that there were guest appearances by Green Arrow and Plastic Man. There was even one with the Blackhawks, but I haven't seen it yet.

The thing that really irks me was Wendy and Marvin. Never really liked them. And Wonder Dog was a Scooby-Doo wannabe, let's face it!

Some think it's a classic, some think it's crap. I like to think of the first season as a prototype for the real thing to come, right up to "Justice League."

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